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Ian Prior of the Force leads the team out onto the field during the Global Rapid Rugby match between the Western Force and the World XV at HBF Park. Photo: Getty Images.

VenuesWest delivers gold medal winning performance

Oct 7, 2019
State Government venue owner and operator, VenuesWest has enjoyed its most successful year ever, breaking records for attendances, events held, and funding reinvested in support of elite sport.

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Alternative Queen's Birthday public holiday dates 2020

Oct 17, 2019

Departmental circular 9 2019

The Governor has declared that the Celebration Day for the Anniversary of the Birthday of the Reigning Sovereign (Queen's Birthday public holiday) will be observed in 2020 on Monday 28 September.
Downtown Perth city skyline at twilight in Western Australia, Australia. - stock photo

Inquiry into the City of Perth completes public hearings

Oct 10, 2019
The Inquiry into the City of Perth has today completed a marathon 40 days of public hearings.
People working on a trail in Margaret River

Course to help equip locals with trail building skills

Oct 10, 2019
The State Government is conducting a week-long course for up to 20 Collie and Dwellingup residents to help them develop the skills to find a job in the local trails industry.
Culture and Arts Minister David Templeman with Ash and Timieka from Perth band Dulcie

Contemporary Music Fund nurtures aspiring musicians

Oct 9, 2019
Western Australia's aspiring young musicians will have more opportunities to take part in the contemporary music sector thanks to a $250,000 investment from the Contemporary Music Fund.
Ian Prior of the Force leads the team out onto the field during the Global Rapid Rugby match between the Western Force and the World XV at HBF Park. Photo: Getty Images.

VenuesWest delivers gold medal winning performance

Oct 7, 2019
State Government venue owner and operator, VenuesWest has enjoyed its most successful year ever, breaking records for attendances, events held, and funding reinvested in support of elite sport.
State Netball Centre exterior

Student athletes aim to chalk up a win at 2020 UniSport

Oct 4, 2019
Thousands of interstate university athletes will travel to Western Australia to vie for victory when Perth hosts the UniSport Nationals in 2020.
Elyse Villani of the Scorchers plays a reverse sweep shot at Lilac Hill

Lilac Hill Park redevelopment supporting women's sport boom

Sep 28, 2019
Community cricket ground Lilac Hill Park is undergoing a revitalisation to support the huge recent growth in the women's game — with a $2.1 million upgrade underway to give the facility a new lease of life and offer unisex facilities for the first time.
 Alastair Clarkson of the Hawks is interviewed by Dennis Cometti before the round 17 AFL match

The voice of football inducted into sport’s Hall of Fame

Sep 25, 2019
Sport and Recreation Minister Mick Murray has congratulated legendary sports commentator Dennis Cometti AM on his imminent induction into the Sport Australia Hall of Fame.
Narrogin Town Hall

Consultation of proposed Code of Conduct and CEO Standards

Sep 24, 2019

Departmental circular 9 2019

On 27 June 2019, the Local Government Legislation Amendment Act 2019 was passed in Parliament.
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16 April 2019 meeting

Sep 24, 2019
State Local Partnership Agreement Communique
Carlien Jeanne at Gascoyne in May

Grant programs to increase regional arts activity

Sep 19, 2019
Two new grant programs that opened this week will increase the number and variety of arts and culture activities presented in regional Western Australia, by supporting the costs of their delivery.
Car driving in West Australian outback

State Art Gallery works to go on new regional tour

Sep 13, 2019
A new capsule exhibition featuring sculptures, jewellery and ceramics from the State Art Collection will visit regional audiences across Western Australia from 2020.
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